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EXCLUSIVE | SA attorney arrested for embezzlement in Mauritius faces related costs at house – Information24

A South African lawyer was arrested in Mauritius and charged with embezzlement of more than 1.4 million rand. And it seems that he faces similar cases at home. (Getty Images)

A South African attorney arrested in Mauritius on charges of embezzlement of more than 1.4 million rand could face similar criminal cases at home.

The 47-year-old lawyer, whose name News24 is known, was arrested in early July in Mauritius, where he is believed to be living. He appeared in Port Louis District Court on July 15.

According to court documents viewed by News24, the attorney was charged with embezzlement of more than 1.4 million rand after “illegally and fraudulently” the money transferred to him from another South African resident in Mauritius for legal work that was not done.

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